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Old 08-26-2012, 06:56 AM   #21
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At what rpm due the turbos kick in?

I would install a gauge , far more accurate than some guesstimate.

same for the injectors DA Book will be the guide for downrating the Hp .
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Old 08-26-2012, 01:54 PM   #22
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Some railroads downgrade the diesel engines on their older locomotives when shifting from road to less-demanding switching duties. The object is to reduce engine maintenance costs. Downgrading includes removal of turbos and perhaps some other engine adjustments. Could such a tactic be worthwhile on higher-performance marine diesel engines?
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